The Techno-Economic Feasibility Serves to Optimize the PV-Wind-Hydro Hybrid Power System at Tangail in Bangladesh

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Nuhim Ahamed Noman 1,* Md. Sariful Islam 1 Md. Ahsan Habib 1 Sumon Kumar Debnath 1

1. Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur-5400, Bangladesh

* Corresponding author.


Received: 19 Nov. 2022 / Revised: 27 Dec. 2022 / Accepted: 20 Jan. 2023 / Published: 8 Jun. 2023

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Power plant, Hydropower, Hydrogen production, Techno-economic feasibility


Bangladesh has been using fossil fuel sources for the last years to generate electricity. The electricity power generation capacity of Bangladesh must enlarge to support the increasing electricity demand nowadays. As the conventional fuel resources are limited on the earth, renewable resources (ex: PV, wind) must be used in the future. The aim of this study is to design a hybrid electricity and hydrogen production system with the photovoltaic, wind turbine, hydro, diesel generator, electrolyzer, and reformer using Hybrid Optimization Model for Electric Renewable (HOMER) software under the study area Delduar, Tangail, Bangladesh (2408.5/N, 89054.1/E). This research focuses on maximum electricity generation using renewable energy sources with a minimum cost of energy (COE). According to the Homer optimization model, the levelized cost of energy (COE) based on a PV-wind-hydro-diesel generator-electrolyzer-reformer-battery hybrid electricity generation system is $0.281, the net present cost is $3.22 million, and operating cost $60,401 with 99.5% renewable fraction respectively. Furthermore, the analysis confirms that hybrid PV-wind-hydro-diesel generator-hydrogen power plant construction in Delduar, Tangail area is economically feasible.

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Nuhim Ahamed Noman, Md. Sariful Islam, Md. Ahsan Habib, Sumon Kumar Debnath, "The Techno-Economic Feasibility Serves to Optimize the PV-Wind-Hydro Hybrid Power System at Tangail in Bangladesh", International Journal of Education and Management Engineering (IJEME), Vol.13, No.3, pp. 19-32, 2023. DOI:10.5815/ijeme.2023.03.03


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